About Dr. R K Tandon

Currently, Chairman, Dept of Gastroenterology, Pushpawati Singhania Hospital & Research Institute, New Delhi; Prof. Rakesh Tandon joined AIIMS in 2003 as a lecturer in Medicine & retired in 2003 as Professor & Head of Gastroenterology.

He has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Gastroentetrology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ( 1989-1990), Humboldt Fellow at the University Medical School of Essen, West Germany ( Dec 1981 - Dec 1982 ) and Europa Fellowship at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden in the department of Physiological Chemistry .

Through his persistent research endeavours, he earned an international reputation of being an outstanding researcher, teacher and clinician. In recognition of that he received numerous awards & orations, the most prominent of them being:

He is a fellow of American Gastroenterological Association, USA (2009), Indian College of Physicians (1993), National Academy of Medical Sciences (1992), Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (2003), National Academy Sciences, Allahabad (1993) & American Gastroenterological Association.

He has over 300 research papers, 87 chapters in books and 4 books to his credit.

Colitis & Crohn's Foundation (India) has been established as a national, not-for-profit, voluntary academic society by a team of people with special interest in inflammatory bowel disease

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